United States: What's the problem?

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Xmo1, Oct 2, 2017.

  1. Xmo1 Registered Senior Member

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    Back to what I was sayin
    We need $50 teeth (that are) just as strong as the adult teeth
    We're not sharks, so we need to make that happen so people can eat and talk properly
    Too tough?
     
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  3. Xmo1 Registered Senior Member

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    Hippy defender here: we're about taking care of people not destroying them : we want our civilization to trend in that direction. Let's make a mission to support and enable human migration, and other behaviors that have been the hallmark of humanity. Big Universe small planet short life we can do it join the hippy movement we are one bro
     
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  5. Gawdzilla Sama Registered Senior Member

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    And most of the time the hippies were stoned on their asses and incapable of leading water down hill. Slackers without the ambition.
     
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  7. spidergoat Valued Senior Member

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    They were much maligned in a deliberate propaganda campaign. There were lots of ambitious groups that fed the needy, protested the war, got involved in local politics, and made a difference.
     
  8. Kittamaru Now nearly 40 pounds lighter. Staff Member

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    This is part of whats wrong with America...

    http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/18/bannon-mcconnell-republican-donors-243871

    Specifically:

    Yes... Return on investment. Rich donors being able to, quite literally, purchase legislation.
     
  9. Xmo1 Registered Senior Member

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    http://oklahomawatch.org/2016/05/26/state-subsidizing-companies-that-pay-no-income-taxes/
    Here's another one most people are unaware of: Selling corporate income tax credits. They get tax credits, but balance sheet shows they don't owe taxes (because business didn't do so hot that quarter), so they sell their tax credits to other companies. How does stuff like that happen? Apple bought USD 6M in tax credits in OK alone. Kraft 'acquired' USD 4M That could make taxes for people a whole new ballgame, but who would pay for American infrastructure (not Apple and Kraft).

    Here's another one that popped today:
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/inve...6bdf7f6f8ba_story.html?utm_term=.1719f1a057c5
    Virginia Democratic candidate for governor in Virginia, Ralph Northam has COI investments. Seems they live by a different set of rules.
     
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2017

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